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by 15400 · 4 minutes ago

I made chicken broth with the whole chicken and when I was eating the broth I felt it tasted very strange. I stopped eating it, but I had some meat and at least a half a cup of broth. When I started to separate the bones in the pot, I found some... (more)

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Rea 0 · October 29, 2012 at 3:29 PM

We live in a world of plastic and unfortunately people end up eating loads of the stuff! How many times have I seen people microwave the hell out of something wrapped in plastic wrap or in some other soft plastic container.... and suffered no... (more)

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by 270 · 5 minutes ago

I started doing Paleo in order to increase my energy and to prevent my PCOS from turning into diabetes, not to lose weight. But I've noticed that a lot of folks around here lose weight without trying to. I'm worried that if I lose weight, toxins... (more)

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Melissa_12 0 · October 12, 2012 at 12:55 AM

I started while breastfeeding, and dropped a bit of weight, but not a lot....I too have PCOS, and noticed more, that within a week that my milk production increased, and it wasn't bad to begin with.....I have read that you do detox a bit, but I... (more)

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by 158 · 5 minutes ago

I am trying out a modified "Bulletproof Executive" style Intermittent Fast using coffee and coconut oil (about 3 to 4 cups of coffee with 1 to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil a day until 2pm) followed by a paleo friendly meal around 6pm. I have also... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 11, 2012 at 10:40 AM

It was probably a fluke that just happen to coincide with your fast.

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by 224 · 5 minutes ago

My diet currently consists of mainly eggs, meat, and fish for protein and fat... carbs from sweet potato, pumpkin, and squashes... I also drink bone broth everyday. Although this diet gives me incredible energy, I have had problems with... (more)

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raydawg 0 · December 16, 2012 at 12:44 PM

The only real superfood I bother with is liver. From grassfed animals. 2nd choice is pastured egg yolks. Kale and broccoli come in 3rd place. Not sure what's in this Boku powder, but it's not food, but rather a processed product. I'm not... (more)

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by 47 · 6 minutes ago

Which one is better in terms of omega 3, toxins, nutrients, price? Wild Alaskan Keta salmon canned with bpa or wild Alaskan Pollock preserved with salt

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Pecan 0 · March 02, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Pollock and white fish in general are low in fat and omega-3. The canned salmon would be higher in omega-3. However both contain unique nutrients. I would go for the pollock personally, just 'cause I like fresh fish and (like the other person... (more)

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by 12677 · 11 minutes ago

Endotoxins (aka lipopolysaccharides) are part of the membrane of gram negative bacteria and they have some toxic effects in the body. I've been hearing a new pro-vegan argument that animal products tend to have more endotoxins than plants and this... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · July 31, 2012 at 9:27 PM

This is quite a complex question with very limited research behind it. 1) What foods have the greatest content of endotoxins? Based on the very small number of published papers on this subject and the small number of foods tested the foods... (more)

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by 2199 · 18 minutes ago

If animals store toxins in their fat, wouldn't eating a high animal/fish fat diet mean eating a high toxin diet? Mercury, dioxin, pcbs, Prozac, estrogen all these things are floating around our environment and are concentrated in the fats of the... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 26, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Animals don't store toxins in their fat, fat simply tends to accumulate fat-soluble compounds. Important difference.

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by 533 · 22 minutes ago

I'm considering a cleanse called "Clean" - Alejandro Junger's book. My wife got sold on it on the Dr Oz show a few weeks back, and wants me to join her. it seems like it might help with any lingering leaky gut issues, and kick a few pounds away.... (more)

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Jules_1 0 · April 09, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I did the Clean program a couple years ago, and that's how I figured out that I am gluten-intolerant. It does allow non-gluten grains and legumes also, and cuts out a lot of protein sources. You can do Clean while still just eating paleo foods... (more)

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by 5 · 25 minutes ago

We bought a coconut at the grocery store today - well, my 11-yr-old daughter did. I didn't pay too much attention just supervised the drilling of the shell at home. Turns out, there was an almost invisible crack on the 'nut already, and not only... (more)

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Soul 0 · March 15, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Are you talking about a young coconut or a mature coconut? Coconuts are filled with water so you would not find milk in there. When you grate the meat and blend it with water and strain the resulting liquid from pulp, that is what's called... (more)

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by 20411 · 28 minutes ago

Saw this on TV this morning and then on Yahoo: http://news.yahoo.com/sugar-regulated-toxin-researchers-180605186.html They are making the case that sugar is toxic and should be regulated. I'm just happy to see that this even made a splash. Could... (more)

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Jim_3 0 · February 02, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Taxing saturated fat = bad! Taxing sugar = good! Wait, what? Perhaps we shouldn't have professors and politicians making our personal decisions regarding nutrition for us.

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by 195 · 31 minutes ago

Obviously, grass fed beef is superior...but just HOW bad is the other stuff?

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Nance 0 · December 20, 2011 at 8:59 PM

I worry most about bacterial contamination since I all my chronic health complaints disappeared completely in the 8 months I've been eating large quantities of supermarket beef. I avoid any beef I don't like the looks of, since my first 20 years... (more)

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by 195 · 31 minutes ago

I love red meat. I am a carnivore through and through. I do eat it every single day, and especially since I don't do fruit or sugar, there is nothing more satisfying than a fatty ribeye with grilled asparagus! But the good stuff aside, lately I... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · December 19, 2011 at 3:14 PM

Maybe you're in ketosis? One of the symptoms is bad breath.

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by 1037 · 31 minutes ago

After learning about the benefits of eating beef liver from various Paleo websites, I have been doing that once a week for a few months now. However, the one health food store I have access to that sold non-CAFO beef liver stopped selling it for... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · December 16, 2011 at 9:17 PM

You've probably come across this article by Mark Sission, Does the Liver Store Toxins?, but it's a great overview of the issue you haven't. It would appear in most cases the liver doesn't contain many more toxins than lean muscle meat, and some... (more)

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by 3521 · 32 minutes ago

I was reading through some old hacks, specifically these two, http://paleohacks.com/questions/82027/how-important-are-greens#axzz1gMVhbcbc http://paleohacks.com/questions/36094/what-am-i-missing-by-not-eating-green-vegetables#axzz1gMVhbcbc And... (more)

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Satya 0 · December 13, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Tripe, sweetbreads, heart (and other organs besides liver), fish, herbs and spices can round out the nutritional profile nicely. Many people fail to include herbs and spices when tracking, and depending on how much you use, it can add significant... (more)

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by 3521 · 34 minutes ago

Many people believe you should eat a varied diet because you could develop food allergies to foods you eat regularly, but the Kitavan diet mainly consists of sweet potato, coconut and some fish. We all know they don't suffer from diabetes or heart... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · January 03, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I believe the problem is usually the reverse. Oxalates don't usually cause leaky guts, but leaky guts can really cause oxalate problems. Leaky guts allow an increased amount of oxalate into the blood stream and this causes excess inflammation... (more)

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by 346 · 34 minutes ago

The frequent condemnation of "industrial seed oils" implies the existence of non-toxic non-industrial seed oils, which brings up two questions: 1) How do I distinguish between the two types of seed oils? 2) Am I right in assuming that... (more)

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Erica_6 0 · November 03, 2011 at 5:10 PM

Try macadamia nut oil, and you'll never need a seed oil ever again. It's the most delicious thing ever, and it's high in monounsaturated fats much like olive oil. Mac is the new olive.

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by 18412 · 35 minutes ago

"Nguyen Thi Phuong was 23 years old when she switched medications to treat an itchy allergic reaction to seafood. A mixture of drugs left her skin sagging and wrinkled in a matter of days." They now believe it is mastocytosis: "However, a recent... (more)

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Fabian 0 · October 17, 2011 at 9:34 PM

I think this is what happens when you don't eat all your veggies.

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by 24523 · 40 minutes ago

Q: What's potentially the most common answer on paleohacks, to any given question? A: "I wouldn't worry about it...just avoid gluten, excess omega-6, and excess sugar/fructose and you'll be fine." One problem: Horsemen come in groups of four.... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 09, 2011 at 1:06 AM

I'd say excessive STRESS.

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by 3509 · 40 minutes ago

According to some recent research the size of our telomeres is one of the key markers of life expectancy: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC149817/ also http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9524755 I wonder what is in the paleo diet that... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · August 02, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Well, if you combine the facts that a ketogenic diet reduces oxidative stress (see e.g. The Neuroprotective Properties of Calorie Restriction, the Ketogenic Diet, and Ketone Bodies) and that oxidative stress shortens telomeres, there is a pretty... (more)

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by 15226 · 43 minutes ago

I have a person I'm training and have put on a paleo-ish diet. He's about 5'9" and has gone from 220lbs to 200lbs in about 6 weeks. Amazing progress, especially as he still drinks wine and eats some desserts. I've kept it as simple as ditching the... (more)

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Andrew_6 0 · June 17, 2011 at 11:17 AM

My client started a 30 day challenge and she has been very complient. No cheats at all so far. I have noticed symptoms like you described in my own transition to Paleo. I really am noticing if I have anything outside Paleo I suffer from sinus... (more)

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by 5838 · 43 minutes ago

Hey all - I've seen this topic a few times on PH and looked into some of the answers given. I don't think there was too much of a response. Has anyone stumbled across a good option recently? Lookin to buy one in the near future. Looking for... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 15, 2011 at 9:36 PM

Amazon sells the Sunpentown SC-5355 slow cooker with CLAY insert. Best damn slow cooker I've ever owned.

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by 18412 · about 1 hour ago

If an employee works just 2 hours a week, they are still technically on the payroll. What if we treated the internal mechanisms that handle food toxins like super part time employees just to keep em around? Dr Ayres says that we shouldn't fear... (more)

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haig 0 · April 21, 2011 at 10:16 PM

That's why I eat vegetables.

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by 3509 · about 1 hour ago

I love bone marrow, but I find it much easier to get it from grain-fed cows, do you think it is safe and good to eat? Do I only lose some nutrients, or am I actually taking in some toxins with the marrow?

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PortlandAllan 0 · January 29, 2011 at 7:37 AM

I'd eat them. Don Matesz did a great series of posts on conventionally raised beef. The last one of which looked at O6 vs. O3. The long and short of it is all cattle are raised on grass. Grass is the source of O3. The difference with feedlot... (more)

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by 158 · about 1 hour ago

For me, the last several months have been rife with self-experimentation. I've done minimal meat, Nightshade-free, Paleo-zone, high-carb paleo, and now I'm looking to try all-meat or minimal veggie. I'm wondering what other's experiences have been... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · January 27, 2011 at 5:13 PM

The only time I run into problems is when I add too many vegetables into my life.

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by 3509 · about 1 hour ago

I understand there are several toxins in lentils and chickpeas: lectins, phytates, saponin, etc. I have heard that soaking and then pressure cooking them destroys most of these toxins. Do you know of any good source to understand whether that is... (more)

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Jayan 0 · January 25, 2011 at 5:20 AM

From what I've gathered, the combination of soaking and pressure cooking leave saponins as the only serious issue. Soaked and rinsed legumes have fewer "foaming" problems in the pressure cooker, and adding a small amount of oil/ghee can help with... (more)

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